Congratulations to Daniel Libeskind who has been honoured with the Lifetime Achievement in architectural Community award for the 9th annual Emirates Glass LEAF Awards.
This is a new award that recognises an individual for service to the architectural community and their body of work.
Daniel Libeskind, B.Arch. M.A. BDA AIA, is an international architect and designer. His practice extends worldwide from museums and concert halls to convention centers, universities, hotels, shopping centers, and residential projects. Born in Åód´z,Polandin 1946, Libeskind was a virtuoso musician at a young age before giving up music to become an architect.
He has received numerous awards and designed world-renowned projects including: the Jewish Museum inBerlin, theDenverArt Museum, theRoyalOntarioMuseuminToronto, theMilitaryHistoryMuseuminDresden, and the masterplan for Grand Zero among others. Daniel Libeskind's commitment to expanding the scope of architecture reflects his profound interest and involvement in philosophy, art, literature and music. Fundamental to Libeskind's philosophy is the notion that building are crafted with the perceptible human energy, and that they address the greater cultural context in which they are built. Daniel teaches and lectures at universities across the world. He resides inNew York Citywith his wife and business partner, Nina Libeskind.
The 9th Emirates Glass LEAF Awards will take place on 21st September at the Four Seasons Park Lane, London, when we will announce all of the 2012 winners.
About LEAF Awards
The awards are open to all individuals and organisations that have made an outstanding contribution to the world of architecture. Previous winners have included Zaha Hadid, David Chipperfield, SOM, Steven Holl and Terry Farrell. Visit: http://www.arena-international.com/leafawards/